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Diane Fanning
Born Diane Lynn Butcher
21 Juin
Baltimore, Maryland
Thrift Creeme writer; mystery novelist
Naitionality  Unitit States
Period 2000-present
Genre Creeme fiction
Subject True creeme
Notable warks Mommy's Little Girl
Notable awairds Edgar Award nomination
Wabsteid
http://www.dianefanning.com/

Diane Fanning is an American creeme writer who writes nanfiction an mystery novels.

Biografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Early life an education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fanning wis born Diane Lynn Butcher in Baltimore, Maryland. She attendit Perry Hall High School, then Lynchburg College in Virginia, whare she majored in chemistrie.

Career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Efter college, she wrote for the advertisin field, earnin mair nor 70 Addy Awards for her wirk. Durin that time, she wrote as a freelance writer.

Her career shiftit intae nanprofit wirk wi a muive tae New Braunfels, Texas. Fanning wirkit for fundraisin groups, includin Anither Way Texas Shares[1] an the Naitional Association for Choice in Giein. She began her first beuk while livin in Texas. She is co-foonder o Women in Crime Ink,[2] describit bi the Wall Street Journal as "a blog worth readin."[3]

Her beuk Written in Blood receivit an Edgar Award nomination.[4]

In 2002, Fanning correspondit wi serial killer Tommy Lynn Sells, who, in a letter tae her, confessed tae murtherin 10-year-auld Joel Kirkpatrick, whose mither haed been convictit o killin her son. Fanning's testimony afore a preeson review buird aboot the letter, accordin tae the Innocence Project, Fanning's beuk, Through the Window, which details Sells' creeme spree, wis said tae help pruive Harper's innocence an aw.[5] In 2011, Fanning wis gien the Defenders o the Innocent Award bi the Illinois Innocence Project for gettin the confession frae Sells.[6]

Fanning haes been interviewed for CBS's "48 Hours Mystery" in November 2009 an Investigation Discovery in 2010 an 2011.[7] CBS's "Crimesider" column featurt her in a story aboot the Casey Anthony case.[8]

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

Diane an Wayne Fanning hae three childer: Pete Fanning, Ivy Johnson an Liz Nichols.

Awairds[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 2001: Freedom Fighter Award, Naitional Alliance for Choice in Giein[9]
  • 2011: Defenders o the Innocent Award, Illinois Innocence Project[10]

Beuks[eedit | eedit soorce]

Fiction[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Bite the Moon (Molly Mullet mystery; Five Star, 2007)
  • The Trophy Exchange (Lucinda Pierce mystery; Severn House, 2008)
  • Punish the Deed (Lucinda Pierce mystery; Severn House, 2009)
  • Mistaken Identity (Lucinda Pierce mystery; Severn House, 2010)
  • Twisted Reason (4t Lucinda Pierce mysery series; released in the UK. Severn House, Sept 2010)[11]

Nan-fiction[eedit | eedit soorce]

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